PRINCEVILLE - Karen B. Bliss, 68, of Princeville passed away at 8:43 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.
Karen was born Jan. 7, 1946, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Glenn L. and Corrine Pepper Stone. She married John Bliss on Sept. 13, 1965, in South Bend, Ind. He survives.
Also surviving are their children, J.P. (Michelle) Bliss of Pekin, Rachel (Bob) Wilson of Princeville and Nick (Jessica) Bliss of Princeville; her mother, Corrine Stone of Laura; six grandchildren, Kaylee, Jacob, Zachary, Dolly, Ellie and Addalynn; two brothers, Glenn G. (Joan) Stone of Williamsfield and Les (Sally) Stone of Laura; and one sister, Patricia (Dale) Stallings of Okawville, Ill.
Her father preceded her in death.
Karen was a registered nurse. She worked as a secretary for Bliss Implement for over 20 years and helped her husband in the auction business.
She loved gardening, trees, flowers and mostly loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.
Karen was a member of the Princeville United Methodist Church, where funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The Rev. Rex Hendrix will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today, July 29, 2014, at the church. Burial will be in Princeville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Princeville United Methodist Church or Akron/Princeville Ambulance Service.
Condolences may be sent to the family via www.haskellhott.com.